WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2013

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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MONET/ DREAMSTIME.COM food & wine "enjoying the company of family and friends" Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 3 title — enjoy a long-standing TRINITY LACROSSE TACO SALAD tailgating tradition. This easy-to-make salad is a hit with college girls. Just mix ingredients in a The parents of the team captains take on responsibility for organiz- large serving container and watch it disappear. Best if mixed just before serving. ing tailgate menus. Recently they graduated from group e-mails requiring an inefficient flurry of "reply all" messages to SignUpGenius.com, a 3 to 4 bags of American-style lettuce 1½ to 2 lbs. ground beef, browned and then mixed with one package free online tool for creating and managing group sign-up lists. Home of taco seasoning 4 to 6 plum tomatoes, chopped 1 bag of Doritos, crushed TRINITY LACROSSE WHOOPIE PIES 6 Tbsp. Crisco 1 large bag of shredded Mexican cheese 1 cup milk 1 cup sugar 5 Tbsp. cocoa 1 egg 1¼ tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. vanilla Ranch dressing ¼ tsp. salt 2 cups flour Serves 14 games are typically the most elaborate, with ribs, chicken, hot dogs, and Filling kielbasa cooked on the lacrosse team's tailgate grill kept at the college. ¾ cup Crisco 6 Tbsp. Marshmallow Fluff ¾ cup confectioners sugar 1 tsp. vanilla Taco salad, pasta, and whoopie pies are a few of the other favorites of teammates and their families who feast on tables under tents after each n Preheat oven to 350°. n Cream Crisco, sugar, egg, and vanilla. Sift dry ingredients in separate bowl. Add flour mixture to creamed sugar mixture, alternating with milk. We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e | f a l l 2 0 1 3 n Drop by tablespoon and bake on ungreased cookie sheet (2 inches apart) 14 to 18 minutes. n For filling, beat Crisco, confectioners sugar, Fluff, and vanilla until consis- tency of whipped cream. n Allow pies to cool completely before filling. game. "Tailgates have been a great way to get to know the girls on the team, their parents, families, and even grandparents," explains Cathy. When the Daniel family travels to the lacrosse team's championship games, they go in style – in a rented RV emblazoned with a "Go Trinity" message in yellow and blue. The first time Midge got wind of the RV, she pleaded with her mom saying, "Please, tell me it's not true. Makes 12 186 Why can't we be a normal family and stay in a hotel?"

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